Mary Stopes-Roe, daughter of bouncing bomb inventor, Barnes Wallis, tells the story of Wallis’s eagerness to become an engineer at a young age.
On May 18, 1943, the Daily Mirror reported that "hundreds of square miles of devastation have spread through the Ruhr, Germany's most vital and most densely-populated industrial area".
Barnes Wallis, the inventor of the bouncing bomb, knew from the start of the Second World War that he would have an important role to play.
Dambusters veteran, Johnny Johnson, during which he imparted his thoughts on RAF hero and commander of Squadron 617, Guy Gibson.
This May a group of cyclists will echo the journey taken by 19 Lancasters 75 years ago when they set off the Dambusters raid.
Mary Stopes Roe, the daughter of Barnes Wallis, described in an exclusive interview with the RAF Benevolent Fund how her father taught her and her sister and brothers to skim stones on the Dorset coast before the war.
Barnes Wallis, the inventor of the bouncing bomb that was used in the Dambusters raid Operation Chastise, was born in Derbyshire in 1887.
For 24-year-old Freya Williams of Greenwich, taking on the London Marathon this year means so much more to her than ticking something off her bucket list. It's a chance for her to honour her Great Uncle, who served in Bomber Command.
Mary, the daughter of Barnes Wallis, the inventor of the bouncing bomb, tells the story of how her father created a bursary for the children of RAF personnel killed in service.
Canadian Pilot Officer Vernon Byers was the pilot of Lancaster 'K for King' on the night of May 16, 1943 as 617 Squadron launched its assault on the Ruhr dams.